Re: The end is near: Coca Cola switches to UDB

From: Bob Jones <email_at_me.not>
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2009 21:01:47 -0500
Message-ID: <004bbdfa$0$1948$>

"Serge Rielau" <> wrote in message
> Bob Jones wrote:
>> 9i is 9.x. It represents a range of verion numbers. "i" stands for
>> internet but no one thinks it is part of the product name. It's main
>> purpose is version distinction.
> Pity Mark T isn't covering this group anymore. He could set this straight
> :-)
> Let me close with noting that the i covered two full versions and g so far
> covers also 2 full versions with 4 deliveries.
> UDB covered 4 versions with 7 deliveries in DB2 for LUW

When asked what version of Oracle, people say 9i or 10g. When asked what version of DB2 back then, I never heard anyone say UDB. In fact most people were so proud of the product name they simply called it UDB. Kind of like shorten Oracle RAC to just RAC.

> Try to tell anyone you're running "g" when asked for the version in this
> group ;-)

Don't forget the number in front of it now. What version of UDB do you run? UDB. Now that would be funny. Received on Fri Oct 09 2009 - 21:01:47 CDT

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